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#Bethany Homes

# bethany-homes - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Victims of mother-and-baby homes should give evidence in public if they want to - Human rights group

The IHREC wants strong powers for the commission of investigation.

# bethany-homes - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

It's not just Tuam... Mother-and-baby probe needs to examine at least 100 institutions, Minister told

Survivors, campaigners and academics say the scope of the Commission may need to be widened to take in private nursing homes, mental institutions and smaller mother-and-baby homes.

# bethany-homes - Friday 13 June, 2014

Opinion: It is a bittersweet time for victims of institutional abuse – the least we can do is listen

Victims of mother-and-baby homes as well as the Bethany Homes must finally have their voices heard.

# bethany-homes - Thursday 1 August, 2013

Symphysiotomy survivors reject Magdalene type redress scheme

After a meeting with the Health Minister today, one of the groups representing women said at no stage did Reilly condemn the practice.

# bethany-homes - Monday 22 July, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Everyone’s talking about the Royal baby, a judgment against a government minister and tragedy on the roads and in the water.

Bethany Home survivors call for cross-border investigation into neglect

The survivors are looking for their cross-border experiences of neglect to be investigated under the Joint Ministerial Council of the Belfast Good Friday Agreement.

# bethany-homes - Thursday 18 July, 2013

Cabinet 'to make decision on Bethany Home next week'

The survivors who lived in the home have been calling for a number of years for redress and an apology for their time there.

# bethany-homes - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

Column: I'm a Bethany Home survivor and, at 74 years old, I'm finally happy

A Bethany Home survivor, who now lives in Australia, writes about how his time in the home shaped and damaged his life and his journey to find out the truth about his birth.

# bethany-homes - Tuesday 25 June, 2013

Consideration on Bethany Home redress to be concluded 'in weeks'

Bethany survivor Derek Leinster said it is “breathtaking” and “great news” that an apology and redress could be on its way.

# bethany-homes - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

Bethany Home survivors: 'State ignored us as children, and is still ignoring us'

The survivors say that they feel let down by the government as they fight for redress and an apology for what they underwent while at the home.

# bethany-homes - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# bethany-homes - Monday 13 September, 2010

Bethany survivors demand inclusion in redress scheme

Survivors of the Protestant-run Bethany home demand to be acknowledged in the same manner as Catholic abuse victims.